As promised, I’m back with a quick post about some goodies I found at Hobby Lobby for Keith’s living room makeover. I went into the store searching for something else, but noticed they had all of their Summer stuff marked 80% off along the way, so I decided to take advantage of the sale and picked up $154 worth of merch for $30!
The starfish sculpture was originally pink…
…but I loved the way it looked, and knew with a little paint I could transform it to the color of my choice. I had a little sample pot of Benjamin Moore’s “Seashell” and a tube of Delta Ceramcoat’s “Trail Tan” at home, so I just used those to give it a new look:
I started by coating each starfish with some of the Seashell-colored paint, then while it was still a little wet (but almost dry) I lightly brushed on some of the Trail Tan craft paint.
I love mixing textures & finishes, and using items that can serve dual purposes, so I thought these containers would be great on Keith’s bookshelves:
The tallest jug has a “label” on the front of it:
Kevin and I both sort of like the back side the best, but it’s fun to have two options, and we’ll leave that decision up to Keith! 🙂
I love the idea of using this little “salty” 6 weight on top of a stack of books in one of the bookcases:
They come in three different sizes, and I’ve had my eye on them for a while now. So glad I was able to snatch one up for 80% off! Oh yeah, and speaking of prices- here’s the breakdown:
“Salty” weight- Reg. $11.99 Sale: $2.40
Shiny silver vase- Reg. $19.99 Sale: $4.00
Cement and black bowl- Reg. $7.99 Sale: $1.60
Seagrass cloche- Reg. $11.99 Sale: $2.40
Tall blue/gray vase- $12.99 Sale: $1.70
Small blue vase- Reg. $3.99 Sale: $.80
Tall “Cologne” jug- Reg. $39.99 Sale: $8.00
Black & White Polka Dot Bowl- Reg. $14.99 Sale: $3.00
Starfish stand- Reg. $29.99 Sale: $6.00
Happy shopping if you decide to go!
PS- To check out all of my Keith-related posts, click here: Keith’s Living Room Makeover.
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